I found this cookbook in a Thrift Store. It's dated 1917. Many of the pages are torn or ripped out. I just had to share this. Remember its from 1917.
servesIt's Duck Feet...how do I know :)
Ingredients For fried duck feet from 1917
this is what is written above the recipe. you may laugh all you want. you will soon be convinced that this is the best part of the duck.
pairs of duck feet
chopped bamboo shoots
mushrooms. cut the larger ones.
water chestnuts cut into thin pieces.
How To Make fried duck feet from 1917
Wash thoroughly 20 pairs of Duck feet and plunge them in boiling water for 3 minutes.
Take off the skin. Take out all the bones without spoiling the shape of the feet. Cut each foot into 2 pieces.
Have a hot stove. Oil the frying pan and fry the feet for 5 minutes. Add salt, bamboo shoots, chestnuts & mushrooms. Continue to fry for 5 minutes after having mixed well.
Add enough primary soup or water to cover all. Cook until tender.
Add Chinese gravy & mix well
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